14 Great Jobs For Teens in 2018

By Jeff Gillis You are sixteen and the world is your oyster. Options abound! For all too many teenagers, following the crowd is a top priority. These kids hang out in fields, arcades, or parties. They tip over defenseless cows, post endless sagas about their high scores on social media, or swoon over a latest…

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How To Answer How Would You Describe Yourself (Answers Included)

By Mike Simpson Imagine this: you’re sitting in an interview for your dream job. Everything seems to be going beautifully. You’re knocking every question out of the ballpark and the hiring manager is genuinely laughing at all your jokes. You’re confident you’ve got the job in the bag. You can tell the interview is wrapping…

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How To Write A Two Weeks Notice Letter (Sample Template Included)

By Jeff Gillis A job offer is often accompanied by a giddy moment of exhilaration – they chose you! Of all the applicants, your star burned the brightest and has been plucked from its relatively lowly heights to take its rightful place much higher in the sky of this new company. Pull out your disco…

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Top 15 Nursing Interview Questions (Sample Answers Included)

By Mike Simpson Being a nurse takes a special kind of person. Oftentimes, you’re seeing people in the middle of what can easily be the worst day of their lives. You need patience, resilience, a sense of humor, attention to detail, and a thick skin. Of course, it can also be one of the most…

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Professional Reference Letters 101 (Sample Template Included)

By Mike Simpson Part and parcel of membership in the not-so-elite squad of Traditional Human Employment – to make it fun let’s call them the The Job Seeking Squad – are professional references. A reference is how your hopefully soon-to-be employer can assess your experience and ranking in the The Job Seeking Squad. How long…

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How To Write a College Resume (Template Included)

By Mike Simpson It is senior year and the time has come. The quad that seemed so welcoming and full of promise four years ago is now populated with children. “Was I really that young a mere four years ago?” You were. The beer has been drunk, the parties have become monotonous and dull, and…

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Top 10 Best Jobs For College Students

By Jeff Gillis The unthinkable has happened: you’ve grown tired of eating ramen noodles, living four to a room, and pretending that trips to the park with your girlfriend/boyfriend qualify as actual dates. It is time to get a job. Though it is possible to work a full-time job while in college, part-time jobs for…

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How To Choose A Career (And Not Screw It Up)

By Jeff Gillis There are a shocking number of possible careers, which makes choosing a career a monumental task. The little boy who dreams of becoming an actor will find countless opportunities in entertainment that he never dreamed of as a child. It isn’t until you are on the set of a major motion picture…

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Character Reference Letter 101 (Sample Template Included)

By Mike Simpson We are all familiar with the traditional reference letter (often referred to as a letter of recommendation). It is an employer’s note of your professional conduct. While not always in letter form, providing professional references is a key component of any job application. A lesser known variety of the reference paradigm is…

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What To Bring To A Job Interview (And What NOT To Bring)

By Jeff Gillis Everyone has that one friend. You know the one. They are prepared for every situation. Though they carry only a small bag, this bag is full of a seemingly infinite number of useful objects. Bug spray, barrettes, and yo-yos magically spring from their sack of goodies. At a job interview, you want…

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